Movies like Glitch in the Grid

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Glitch in the Grid (2011)
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Glitch in the Grid (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Three artists struggling against the grid of society find spiritual renewal.
Style: psychological, sincere, atmospheric, offbeat, mind bending, gloomy, serious, realistic, surreal, spiritual
Plot: unemployment, friendship, friends, cause and meaning, religions or cults, self discovery, hollywood, hopes, artists and showbiz, society, introspection, small town, unfulfillment, twentysomething life, materialism, bad trip, depression, imagination, surrealism, travel, metropolis, recession
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa

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Most similar movies to Glitch in the Grid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, stylized and atmospheric films with plots about hopes, friendship, art, storytelling, friends, imagination and surrealism mostly in Animation, Drama and Fantasy genres. Some movies like Glitch in the Grid: My Dog Tulip (2009), It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012), The Prophet (2014), Around June (2008), The Toe Tactic (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
An Oversimplification of Her Beauty (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A quixotic artist hypothesizes about why he feels bad when a mystery girl stands him up. The event prompts him to ask: what's the content of a momentary feeling? Is it the sum of your experiences? And perhaps more importantly, are your ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, stylized, surreal, psychological
Plot: postmodernism, young lovers, urban, introspection, romance, city life, artists and showbiz, cause and meaning, unfulfilled love, fall in love, unfulfillment, love and romance
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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95%
 6.9
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My Dog Tulip (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends.
Style: realistic, sincere, stylized, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: german shepherd, human animal relationship, dog, friendship, pets, wounded animal, friends, rescue, cartoon dog, motorcycle, dog movie, typewriter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
88%
It's Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 62 min.
Story: Bill struggles to put together his shattered psyche, in this new feature film version of Don Hertzfeldt's animated short film trilogy.
Style: dark humor, surreal, atmospheric, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: immortality, surrealism, hospital, nightmare, illness, divorced parents, mental illness, hopes, introspection, direction and purpose, death of parent, mental instability ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.1
 4K
The Prophet (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Qatar, France, Lebanon, Canada, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Exiled artist and poet Mustafa embarks on a journey home with his housekeeper and her daughter; together the trio must evade the authorities who fear that the truth in Mustafa's words will incite rebellion.
Style: offbeat, realistic, stylized, serious
Plot: wise man, introspection, hopes, wisdom of life, cause and meaning
Time: 20th century, 20s
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
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Around June (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A love story set in the shadow of the shipyards of San Francisco. A young woman living with her much adored uncle Henry and domineering, abusive father, meets a penniless illegal immigrant, whose love gives her the insight and courage to finally ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, surreal, gloomy, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: dysfunctional family, hopes, self discovery, youth, misfit, urban, young lovers, human spirit, family problems, love affair, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 5.2
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The Toe Tactic (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Mona is nearly overwhelmed by grief and depression. After her father's death, she's cut herself off: leaving teaching - she now temps as an office assistant, ignoring her mother's calls, talking to herself in mirrors, and rejecting ...
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, offbeat, surreal
Plot: human nature, family problems, death in the family, homecoming, benign alien, singleness, imaginary, unfulfillment, dealing with death, scarf, dead father, piano ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Institute Benjamenta, or This Dream That One Calls Human Life (1995)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: UK, Japan, Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jakob arrives at the Institute Benjamenta (run by brother and sister Johannes and Lisa Benjamenta) to learn to become a servant. With seven other men, he studies under Lisa: absurd lessons of movement, drawing circles, and servility. He asks for a ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, suspenseful, psychological, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, boarding school life, crimes, master and servant, love and romance, siblings relations, society, mind game, power relations, love triangle, boarding school, haunted by the past ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
 6.7
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$9.99 (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Israel, Australia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Have you ever wondered "What is the meaning of life? Why do we exist?" The answer to this vexing question is now within your reach! You'll find it in a small yet amazing booklet, which will explain, in easy to follow, simple terms ...
Style: surreal, humorous, gloomy, offbeat, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hopes, introspection, society, human nature, self discovery, social misfits, loneliness, suicide, break up, male nudity, meaning of life, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: australia, san francisco, israel, new orleans, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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 744
Immigrants (2008)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 78 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic, biting ...
Plot: friendship, hollywood, working class, immigrants, love and romance, racism, disorder, partners, social decay, friends, filmmaking, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Art of Happiness (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Sergio driving a taxi in a white Naples overflowing sadness and garbage. Pouring rain leads her clients through the city trying to process the death of his brother, who started ten years earlier for Tibet and never returned. A pop singer, a recycler ...
Style: serious, stylized, gloomy, touching, realistic
Plot: happiness, surrealism, taxi driver, buddhism, radio dj, urban, life turned upside down, workplace, dealing with death, workplace situations, lava, flashback ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.6
 4K
Wrinkles (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Based on Paco Roca's comic of the same title (2008 Spanish National Comic Prize), WRINKLES is a 2D animated feature-length film for an adult audience. Wrinkles portrays the friendship between Emilio and Miguel, two aged gentlemen shut away in a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: retirement home life, friendship, aging, retirement home, elderly, golden years, friends, old age, alzheimer's disease, roommate, senior citizen, swimming pool ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.5
 16K
The Congress (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Israel, Germany, Poland, Luxembourg, Belgium, France, USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: More than two decades after catapulting to stardom with The Princess Bride, Robin Wright decides to take her final job: preserving her likeness for a future Hollywood. Through a deal brokered by her loyal, longtime agent and the head of Miramount ...
Style: futuristic, surreal, stylized, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: one last job, parallel world, society, actor's life, aging, lifestyle, moral dilemma, fictional reality, under the surface, cause and meaning, escape from reality, filmmaking ...
Time: future, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Illusionist (2010)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Scotland, late 1950s. A struggling illusionist visits an isolated community and meets a young lady who is convinced that he is a real magician.
Style: stylized, touching, sentimental, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: preschoolers
Plot: magical, magician, friendship, loneliness, coming of age, age difference, odd couple, french, art, stage, imagination, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1959
Place: england, france, scotland, edinburgh scotland, glasgow scotland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.3
 347
Vincent (1987)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A biography of Vincent van Gogh using only images and the letters he wrote to his brother Theo.
Style: psychological, touching, sentimental, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: art, family relations, obsession, unfulfillment, life is a bitch, artists and showbiz, mentally unstable, rise and fall, tragic hero, prodigy, bipolar disorder
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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Alois Nebel (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A train dispatcher encounters a mute stranger who appears out of nowhere, and finds himself mysteriously involved with a murder in Poland. The end of the eighties in the twentieth century. Alois Nebel works as a dis­patcher at the small railway ...
Style: realistic, gloomy, serious, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: surrealism, social misfits, mysterious character, mystery, uncover truth, life is a bitch, crimes, misfit, society, haunted by the past, axe, rotoscoping ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1989
Place: czechoslovakia, prague, czech republic, poland
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.8
 58K
Waking Life (2001)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Waking Life is about a young man in a persistent lucid dream-like state. The film follows its protagonist as he initially observes and later participates in philosophical discussions that weave together issues like reality, free will, our ...
Style: stylized, clever, offbeat, surreal, talky ...
Plot: philosophy, existentialism, nightmare, dream, imagination, lifestyle, imaginary, twentysomething life, hopes, supernatural, daydreamer, encounter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Rocks in My Pockets (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Latvia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A fantastical tale based on true events, about five women of Signe Baumane's family, including herself, and their battles with depression and madness.
Style: psychological, surreal, touching, offbeat, stylized ...
Plot: mental illness, family relations, redemption, imaginary, hopes, escapades, mental health, depression
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Approved for Adoption (2012)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, Family
Country: France, Belgium, South Korea, Switzerland
Duration: 70 min.
Story: This remarkable animated documentary traces the unconventional upbringing of the filmmaker Jung Henin, one of thousands of Korean children adopted by Western families after the end of the Korean War. It is the story of a boy stranded between two ...
Style: emotional, stylized, serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: orphan, homecoming, introspection, obsessive quest, hopes, artists and showbiz, self discovery, haunted by the past, parent child relationship, korean war, child, drawing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, seoul
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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Monster High: Frights, Camera, Action! (2014)
Genre: Animation
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: When Draculaura is led to believe she's the rightful heir to the vampire throne, she and her best ghoulfriends are whisked away to Transylvania for a royal coronation to die for. But they soon discover the hunt for the queen is not over yet. ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, semi serious, humorous, serious
Audience: pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, investigation, mutant, friendship, chases and races, imaginary, friends, social relations, high school life, parallel world, destiny, supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Death of a Superhero (2011)
Genre: Animation, Drama
Country: Germany, Ireland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A dying 15-year-old boy draws stories of an invincible superhero as he struggles with his mortality.
Style: touching, realistic, sincere, emotional, serious
Plot: terminal illness, youth, family in crisis, hopes, human spirit, family problems, coming of age, life is a bitch, dealing with death, child illness, superhero, hair loss ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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 190
Imagination (2007)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Dr. Reineger, a famous neuro-psychologist, has become convinced that a twin girl named Anna has a rare form of Autism called Asperger's Syndrome, rendering her unable to cope with reality. As for her blind sister, Sarah, the doctor cannot say ...
Style: mind bending, serious, atmospheric, offbeat, puppet animation
Plot: twins, orphan, child illness, doctors and patients, supernatural ability, siblings relations, supernatural, family relations, mental illness, imagination, deer, messiah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
A Room and a Half (2009)
Genre: Animation, Biography
Country: Russia
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A semi-fictional account of Russian poets Josef Brodsky, who was forced into American exile in 1972.
Style: realistic, surreal, gloomy, sentimental, offbeat ...
Plot: homecoming, rebellion, parents and children, artists and showbiz, writer's life, hopes, introspection, rebelliousness, human nature, leaving home, family relations, family life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 50s, 60s ...
Place: usa, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
When Marnie Was There (2014)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family, Mystery
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Upon being sent to live with relatives in the countryside due to an illness, an emotionally distant adolescent girl becomes obsessed with an abandoned mansion and infatuated with a girl who lives there - a girl who may or may not be real.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, psychological, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, friends, imaginary friend, photograph, young girl, countryside, village, social misfits, teenage life, coming of age, supernatural, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan, tokyo, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 8K
Bambi II (2006)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: Return to the forest and join Bambi as he reunites with his father, The Great Prince, who must now raise the young fawn on his own. But in the adventure of a lifetime, the proud parent discovers there is much he can learn from his spirited young son.
Style: feel good, touching, gloomy, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: preschoolers, pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: deer, friendship, bullying, animal, self discovery, in the woods, power relations, family disapproval, wilderness, teaching the ways of the world, parents and children, relationship problems ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 560
The Fake (2013)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Korea
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A convict returns to his home town to torturing again his family and face his neighbors trying to destroy the local religious fanatics and their plans to keep money from the village people.
Style: thought provoking, suspenseful, realistic, stylized, serious ...
Plot: village, clergy, cons and scams, village life, social relations, dishonesty, society
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 8K
Ocean Waves (1993)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 72 min.
Story: At Kichijōji Station, Tokyo, Taku Morisaki glimpses a familiar woman on the platform opposite boarding a train. Later, her photo falls from a shelf as he exits his apartment before flying to Kōchi Prefecture. Picking it up, he looks at it briefly ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: friendship, surrealism, unspoken love, love, high school reunion, falling in love, favoritism, teenage life, social relations, friends, high school, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Takaki and Akari are two classmates in elementary school. During their time together they have become close friends. Their relationship is tested when Akari moves to another city because of her parents' jobs. Both of them struggle to keep their ...
Style: touching, scenic, sad, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: date night
Plot: teenage love, train, love and romance, young lovers, lovers apart, hopes, friendship, letter, life philosophy, surf, dreaming, romance ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary, 90s, 2000s ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Muhammad: The Last Prophet (2002)
Genre: Animation, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: More than fourteen centuries ago, Mecca was filled with gambling, drunkenness, slavery, the mistreatment of women, and greed. The holy Ka'bah was littered with idol gods. Pilgrims came by the thousands to worship them. Quarysh, Mecca's ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: family outing
Plot: desert, folk hero, life is a bitch, rise to the top, miraculous event, heroes, obsessive quest, clergy, good versus evil, family, legends and myths, hopes ...
Time: middle ages, ancient history
Place: middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.4
 3K
Lesson Faust (1994)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Czech Republic, France, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A very free adaptation of Marlowe's 'Doctor Faustus', Goethe's 'Faust' and various other treatments of the old legend of the man who sold his soul to the devil. Svankmajer's Faust is a nondescript man who, after ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, stylized, offbeat, psychological ...
Plot: surrealism, deal with the devil, philosophy, clay, puppet, supernatural ability, devil, love and romance, wish come true, heroes, destructive relationship, hopes ...
Place: prague, europe, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
After Last Season (2009)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A team of scientists is developing a new technology that captures the thoughts of a human subject and changes them into images. Still in its infancy, the technology changes thoughts into simple images and shapes. Two company interns (Matthew Andrews ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, offbeat
Plot: murder, future dystopia, supernatural ability, laboratory, society, dream, medical examination, wallpaper, corporation, ghost, microchip, medical student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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